1900 Up and down saw blades.
Vintage Logging

Vintage Logging – Lumber Machinery

Each Saturday morning I review 10 vintage logging and forestry photos. This week’s review of vintage logging is about lumber machinery.

Vintage logging photo, illustrations.
1879 Miller Falls Carpenter.

1879 Miller Falls Carpenter.

1880 Pole road log transport near Lake Tahoe.
View of a steam engine and wagon hauling a load of logs.

View of a steam engine and wagon hauling a load of logs. Note that the wheels are made to run along logs laid down as tracks.

Rights Information: Feb 28 2019 Special permission granted by the owning institution, California State University, Chico, CA, US, to WoodchuckCanuck.com, for use of this image for historical logging special collection review. http://www.cdlib.org/
1880s Englebretson Mill.
1880s Englebretson Mill.

Photograph shows unidentified man standing on huge flywheel at the Englebretson mill in Butte County, California.

Rights Information: Feb 28 2019 Special permission granted by the owning institution, California State University, Chico, CA, US, to WoodchuckCanuck.com, for use of this image for historical logging special collection review. Source: http://www.cdlib.org/
1892 Aug 01 - Scientific Machinist
1892 Aug 01 – Scientific Machinist

1892 Aug 01 – illustration from Scientific Machinist publication showing a circular saw bench.

1896 Logging.
1896 Logging.

Portrait of loggers logging using the McCloud traction engine. Siskiyou County, CA.

Rights Information: Feb 28 2019 Special permission granted by the owning institution, California State University, Chico, CA, US, to WoodchuckCanuck.com, for use of this image for historical logging special collection review. Source: http://www.cdlib.org/
1898 Employee and machinery of Griswold Lumber Company.
1898 Employee and machinery of Griswold Lumber Company.

View of the interior of the saw mill located in Cohasset, CA.

Rights Information: Feb 28 2019 Special permission granted by the owning institution, California State University, Chico, CA, US, to WoodchuckCanuck.com, for use of this image for historical logging special collection review. Source: http://www.cdlib.org/
1898-1901 Lake Whatcom Logging Company..
1898-1901 Lake Whatcom Logging Company.

Pulley and engine of sawmill.

1898-1901 Lake Whatcom Logging Company.
1898-1901 Lake Whatcom Logging Company.

Log entering the sawmill.

1899 Lake Whatcom Logging Company.
1899 Lake Whatcom Logging Company.

Engine of the sawmill.

1900 Up and down saw blades.
1900 Up and down saw blades.

This is the up and down saw used by Wheeler and Dusenbury in the Newtown, Pennsylvania mill. There are 25 blades in their frame.

Rights Information: Feb 28 2019 Special permission granted by the owning institution, California State University, Chico, CA, US, to WoodchuckCanuck.com, for use of this image for historical logging special collection review. Source: http://www.cdlib.org/

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